Posts From the monthly archives: "November 2017"

By Irasema Garza Contributing Editor & Legal Analyst A federal judge has permanently blocked President Trump’s January 2017 Executive Order (EO).  The EO, was one of the first policy actions taken by the President early in his Administration. It was intended to crackdown on “sanctuary cities,” jurisdictions that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration…(Read More)

5 Things to Be Thankful For

By Vanessa Williams It is Thanksgiving. The special time of the year for us to reflect and give thanks for what we have. Despite our best efforts, this sentiment often does not receive the attention it deserves.  If you are anything like me, I get so busy running errands and preparing dishes, I have to…(Read More)

Chris Downing

Chris Downing, of Dream Life Media Group (DMG), is our featured artist this month. Chris understands the relevance of coexistence, and embraces opportunities to work across gender and ethnic differences to share stories that portray women of color and our children as strong, powerful and courageous.  Through his insightful work, he demonstrates an uncanny appreciation…(Read More)

Did you know that American workers contribute 5 times more in taxes to the federal government than corporations? So why do the president and some elected leaders want to give big companies and their wealthy shareholders more of a tax advantage? We have our thoughts, but think it is a great question for our readers…(Read More)

Work force projections for 2026 released by the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) at the  end of October suggest jobs in health care, computer science and other areas that require mathematics and science skills will grow quickly over the next 10 years…(Read More)